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A riot of design and craftsmanship

posted on 20/04/2005: 1801 views

The exhibition continues till April 22. The event being organised by the Zayed International Prize for the Environment, the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and the World Deserts Foundation provides a platform for the display of exemplary design and craftsmanship of artisans from desert cultures and civilizations from 37 participating countries.

"We are enthusiastic about encouraging excellence, inspiring creativity, and preserving the traditions of cultures and civilisations of the desert regions,” said Dr. Mohammed bin Fahad, Chairman of the Zayed Prize and Vice Chairman of the World Deserts Foundation. "This event helps to encourage creative excellence among professional craftspeople and seeks to develop an understanding of excellence in craftsmanship among the public and to focus on traditional craft such as clay, wood and metal,” Dr. bin Fahad remarked.

The handicraft industry in certain desert regions is considered among one of the key aspects of development, giving a strong sense of identity to the industry, raising the business awareness and self-esteem of small producers, and assuring the consumer that handicrafts reach high standards of quality and authenticity.

Music and dance inextricably link people from different cultures and civilisations. Practically every civilisation has its own dance forms and as many as 20 different dance performances are being staged at the event. This includes the Ayallah, traditional dance by a group of Algerian Bedouin and the Tsonga tribal dance from South Africa among others. Apart from the arts and crafts on display the City is also offering young children and adults an opportunity to enjoy themselves on amusement rides of a different kind — atop camels in the dunes.

Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing Manager Events, Marwan Juma bin Beyat said, "It is hard to find a child who isn't thrilled sitting atop a camel, even it all it does it walk around in circles and the nice thing about these rides is that they are for real and more importantly, they are free.” (The Khaleej Times)


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